Netscape DNS problem

Martin Smith martinsm at gn.apc.org
Sun Dec 17 22:03:12 GMT 2000


hmmm... I only get that errror if I run netscape and am not online
what is in your /etc/resolv.conf?


On Sun, 17 Dec 2000, Christiano Anderson wrote:

> Hello,
> 
> This is my first message to this list.
> 
> I have installed the FreeBSD 4.2 and currently running it. I have
> noticed a problem with the Netscape to resolve names. The system can
> resolve any name in the shell, I can ping any website and access it using
> Lynx but when I try to use the Netscape, i get the following error:
> 
> "Warning: the following hosts are unknown:
> home.netscape.com
> home6.netscape.com
> internic.net
> 
> This means that some or all hosts will be unreachable.
> 
> Parhaps there is a problem with your name server? IF your site must use a
> non-root name server, you will need to set the $SOCKS_NS environment
> variable to point at the appropriate nameserver. It may (or may not) be
> necessary to set this variable, or the SOCKS host preference, to the IP
> address of the host in question rather than its name.
> 
> Consult your system administrator." 
> 
> Have anyone got this problem? 
> 
> Any suggestion?
> 
> Thanks in advance,
> 
> Christiano Anderson
> 
> 
> 
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